• Modern Patchwork is now available

    We're pleased to announce our latest special issue, Modern Patchwork Magazine, is now available for pre-order. Click here to learn more and to order your own copy:

    Posted to Ellen's Blog by Kristine Lundblad on 28 Mar 2012
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  • Announcing the Winter Wonderland Ornament Challenge

    The editorial team at Quilting Arts Magazine ® is inviting fiber artists from around the world to make a fabric art ornament for our first Quilting Arts Gifts reader challenge. We'd love to see your interpretations of our theme: Winter Wonderland...

    Posted to Reader Challenges by Kristine Lundblad on 13 Jun 2012
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  • Welcome back!

    Arrow is a little ginger favored sweet meat. I love him. Because baseball season is in full swing, I now call him A Row. A little New York City humor for you. Can we all take a deep sigh of relief on my behalf? Thank you. My creative mojo is back. Do...

    Posted to Melanie Testa’s Blog by MellyT on 26 Sep 2009
  • Are quilters also closet Bubba fans?

    If you have received your February/March edition of Quilting Arts Magazine, you might have caught my interview with Jay McCarroll, Season #1 winner of "Project Runway." Well, I received the following email from Amazon this morning: Dear Amazon...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 28 Jan 2009
  • Announcing the Winners of the Quilting Arts Book and Stash of Fabrics!

    I want to thank everybody so much for your in-depth responses to my questions about winter woes and planning a three-day art quilt retreat at my house. I was amazed at how long and thoughtful those responses were!  What many of you said:  Coping...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 11 Nov 2008
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  • Special Quilting Arts & Cloth Paper Scissors News for 2009

    Some news that I can at long last share with you...    Ready to get floored? Cloth Paper Scissors STUDIOS is going to a four-issue publication schedule in 2009! Cate Prato will be at the helm as Editor for this magazine, so if you have a studio...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 24 Nov 2008
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  • Summer Reads

    If you submitted ATCs for the blog swap in May, I’ll be sending mine to you in mid-July. So sorry it’s taken me a couple of months, but we’ve had a rather intense publishing schedule for both May and June. I also might have missed some people for the...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 29 Jun 2006
  • Houston Day 2 - 3

    The fun continues... Caroline Devoy & Co. who have some scrumptious fabrics out with Michael Miller... See what I mean? I want to thank all of the companies in our industry for making yummy products that will attract the next generation of quilters...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 29 Oct 2008
  • One more fabric winner and sneak peek of the guests for Quilting Arts TV Series 300

    My screen-printed fabric packs are cut, sorted, and ready to go! Goodbye my colorful calico and crepe de Chine lovelies, I hope your new owners put you to good use… I only received nine emails yesterday instead of 10 so I am drawing another winner. Congratulations...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 14 Aug 2008
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  • Four bits of news from Quilting Arts Headquarters

    1. Make It University! with Cloth Paper Scissors at International Quilt Festival is taking place in less than two weeks! If you can't come to the show (and we'll certainly miss you) you can still be a part of the fun if you send in some Fat Inchies...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 18 Oct 2007
  • Our Patchwork Heritage

    This just in... "Treasure Map" by Susan Shie PRESIDENT OBAMA: A CELEBRATION IN ART QUILTS February 9-March 5, 2009 Opening Reception: Friday, February 13, 6-9 pm. Cafritz Foundation Arts Center Montgomery College 930 King Street Silver Spring...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 20 Jan 2009
  • Home and Hearth

    Meet Edgar, one of our furry children that we got from a shelter in Vermont many years ago. Edgar comes and goes when he pleases; he's a stealth little guy, a prankster too. In his days of youth, he reveled in depositing dead mice on the front door...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 17 Nov 2007
  • How well do you know your editor? A two-part giveaway!

    This is the first of two blog entries where you, cherished blog reader, have the opportunity to receive a fat (and I mean FAT) stash of stenciled, screened, and stamped papers and hand-dyed fabrics. I will be giving 15 of these stashes away. Challenge...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 13 Sep 2008
  • Quilting Arts TV

    For me ringing in the New Year often means a cozy night curled on the couch, TV clicker in hand, watching a frost-bitten *** Clark countdown to midnight. However, this New Year’s is a little more thrilling… because that stroke of midnight means Quilting...

    Posted to Pokey by Pokey on 31 Dec 2007
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  • Fabric Cookie Winners Round Two

    Well, since only TWO of you have emailed me to receive your free fabric cookies, I'm announcing four new winners: jojo pinkgypsy Quilnan Lynne Weinberger Congratulations! Please email me your name and address at to receive your...

    Posted to Pippa's Blog by pippapatchwork on 12 Nov 2009